- Mohammad Saleem
- November 2015
DescriptionQuantum mechanics has brought revolutionary changes in the conceptual foundations of physics and continues to shape the modern world. In this book, the author's emphasis is on helping students comprehend the significance of the underlying principles and understand the ways the new concepts were introduced. Including many worked examples and problems, this book will be an invaluable resource for students in physics, chemistry and electrical engineering needing a clear and rigorous introduction to quantum mechanics.
About EditorsMohammad Saleem is emeritus professor at the Centre for High Energy Physics, Punjab University, in Pakistan, where he previously served as Founder Director. He was also a professor and chairman of the department of physics and dean of the faculty of science at the Punjab University. He has written more than 150 research papers in high-energy physics and authored five previous books on special relativity and high-energy physics.
Table of Contents1 Failure of classical physics and advent of quantum mechanics 2 Particle in one-dimensional box 3 Free particle 4 Linear harmonic oscillator 5 Role of Hermitian operators 6 Potentials with finite discontinuities 7 Spherically symmetric potential 8 Matrix mechanics 9 Angular momentum 10 Perturbation theory 11 Theory of elastic scattering 12 Dirac's formalism
Hardback ISBN: 9780750312073
Ebook ISBN: 9780750312066
Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing